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Awards we have won

2013

In the Wisconsin Newspaper Association Foundation’s 2013 Collegiate Better Newspaper Contest, the Student Voice won first place for best editorial for “Student Senate not representing UWRF student professionally“; Ashley Goettl won second place in general reporting for “For when I am weak, then I am strong“; and Jonathan Reid took third in column writing for “UWRF community remembers Reta’s contributions.”

2012

In the Wisconsin Newspaper Association Foundation’s 2012 Collegiate Better Newspaper Contest, the Student Voice earned an honorable mention in general excellence; Ryan Tibbitts won second place in the sports column category for “Small town sports foster sense of community” (published in February 2012); and Michael Brun, a 2012 journalism graduate, earned an honorable mention in general reporting for his October 2011 news story, “AFAB allows seg fee funding for dues-based student orgs.”

2010

Jason Larson earned third place in column writing in the Wisconsin Newspaper Association Foundation’s 2010 Collegiate Better Newspaper Contest for “Gross misunderstandings riddle New York Mosque.”

2007

Two staff members of the Student Voice won awards in the 2007 Collegiate Better Newspaper Contest by the Wisconsin Newspaper Association Foundation. Ben Jipson earned third place in column writing for his December 2006 piece, ““Cereal is essential ingredient for dating.” Josh Dahlke earned honorable mention in feature writing for his March 2007 story, “Student postpone schooling for military duty.”

2006

In the Wisconsin Newspaper Association Foundation’s 2006 Collegiate Better Newspaper Contest, Jennie Oemig, assistant editor of the Student Voice, received second place in feature writing for “The Heat is On,” a behind-the-scenes account of the Central Heating Plant on campus. Other winners were Helen Clarke, former Voice editor and now education reporter at the Manitowoc Times Reporter, and Keighla Schmidt, Voice Viewpoints editor. Clarke received second place in editorial writing for “Protesters Lack Respect.” Schmidt won a certificate of merit in investigative reporting for “Illegal Leaking.”